Werner Powerhouse

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Werner Powerhouse Fiberglass Straight Shaft Whitewater Kayak Paddle - The Werner Powerhouse Fiberglass Kayak Paddle offers the amazing power and responsiveness you need for creeking and river running. The full-size kayak paddle blades are evenly balanced, creating a clean catch that is immediately powerful and smooth throughout the entire stroke.

- Outdoorplay

The Werner Powerhouse 4 Piece Paddle lets you bring bomber reliability on the plane or stow it in your boat for safety. Like other Powerhouse Paddles, the 4 Piece delivers the same power and responsiveness needed for big creeks and river running. Full-size blades are evenly balanced for a clean, powerful catch and a strong, smooth stroke. Ideal for well-conditioned paddlers charging big rivers and creeks. 30Adeg blade offset balances solid bracing with reduced wind resistance. Optimized flex and strength. Designed for your body to feel strain free without giving up Werner's Bomber reliability. Premium fiberglass blade and shaft construction provides lightweight responsiveness and durability. The four-piece Powerhouse breaks down to easily packable sizes for a back-up or travel paddle. The center ferrule (joint) is a traditional stainless steel button system and the shaft to paddle joint is a stainless steel button system for an easy secure fit.


The last thing you want when you're lining up a big drop is your shaft to snap before you roll over the lip, so put your trust in the Werner Powerhouse Four-Piece Fiberglass Paddle. Both the blade and shaft are made from Werner's bomber Premium Fiberglass, and the shaft employs a stainless steel button adjustment system to let you break the paddle into four sections and paddle with a 30-degree right-hand feather. Whether you opt to feather or not, the Powerhouse's angle of entry remains vertical, and the dihedral blade helps reduce twisting when you're really pulling. A four-piece construction lets you break this stick down into something travel-ready, so you can hit swollen Chilean rivers without worrying that your local paddle will snap and leave you tumbling backwards over the falls.

- Backcountry.com

Full-size BladeSurface Area: 720 sq inBlade Length x Width: 48 x 19.5 cmWeight for 197 (Straight Shaft): 992 g / 35 ozWeight for 197 (Neutral Bent Shaft): 1049 g / 37 ozWeight for 197 cm (4 pc Straight Shaft Only): 1191 g / 42 ozRecommended Length: 191 - 200 cmAvailable Length (Straight Shaft): 185 - 206 cm Available Length (Neutral Bent Shaft): 188 - 203 cmAvailable Lengths (4 pc Straight Shaft Only): 194, 197, 200, 203, 206, 209 cm Features & Options: Full-sized River Running & Creeking Blade Blade design is evenly balanced so the catch is clean, immediately powerful, and smooth through out the entire strokeFull-sized blades catch a lot of water and are appropriate for stronger, well conditioned paddlers. Premium WW Fiberglass Laminate Cross Section A slight dihedral offers the right combination for both smooth maneuvering strokes and a powerful forward strokeHigh quality continuous weave fiberglass materials for the lightest strongest paddle available Straight Shaft Carbon More traditional feeling and generally less expensive.The lightest weight option available.Continuous length allows for easy hand movement. Standard and Small Diameter Shaft Two shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.A good fit allows you to use a light grip, reducing fatigue and increasing comfort and performance.Hands larger than 7 fit our Standard Shaft.Hands smaller than 6.5 fit our Small ShaftHands between 6.5 and 7 - try both! Correct Length Locate the closest combination of paddler height and boat width listed.Narrower boats or shorter paddlers subtract 5cm for high angle and 10cm for low angle.Add length for wider boats and sit-on-tops

- River Sports Outfitters


Price MSRP: $250.00
Current Retail: $207.99-$310.00
Historic Range: $149.00-$345.00


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